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PLANT LIST FOR THE MINDFULNESS GARDEN, CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Please accept our apologies for the lack of photographs of The Mindfulness Garden in the making.  We have all been working very long hours with 5am starts and 10pm finishes! The garden is looking fantastic, and the planting is wild!  Martin's landscaper, Chris Holland, has had a tough job interpreting Martin's idea, but we are [...]

By | 2013-05-18T19:47:14+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

BUDDHIST MONK MEDITATES ON MINDFULNESS GARDEN

Martin Cook's Mindfulness Garden at Chelsea Flower Show is designed to show the important of Mindfulness in the chaotic world we all live in.  We are delighted that Buddhist Teacher, Gen Kelsang Sangye will be visiting the show garden on press day May 20th, 12.20 to meditate and discuss the benefits of meditation. [...]

By | 2013-05-14T16:26:03+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

Chelsea Flower Show 2013

Things are hotting up (the only thing that is) with the making of The Mindfulness Garden, FR6.  We have a polytunnel full of 750 ornamental grasses.  They may be staying in the tunnel for alittle while yet.  We need a bit more sunshine to bring them outside.   Bonnie Davies of Davies Brothers Nursery is [...]

By | 2013-04-05T10:58:58+00:00 April 5th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

WENLOCK POETRY FESTIVAL

ENJOY LIFE IS WRITTEN BY MARTIN COOKTODAY WE HEARD THAT MARTIN COOK'S ENJOY LIFE STANDING STONE HAS BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR THE ADRIAN HENRI POETRY IN ART PRIZE. THIS INNOVATIVE PRIZE CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND WORK OF POET AND ARTIST ADRIAN HENRI.  THIS PRIZE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TWENTY TWENTY GALLERY IN WENLOCK, IS EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP [...]

By | 2013-03-11T16:50:37+00:00 March 11th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2013 – THE MINDFULNESS GARDEN

Martin Cook hand carving York stone sundialMartin Cook and his team at The Martin Cook studio are now working hard preparing for Martin's Chelsea Flower Show 2013 show garden, The Mindfulness Garden. The plants are all gently do their bit for the cause, growing peaceful, without effort, at The Davies Brothers Nursery in Burnham.  Bonnie [...]

By | 2013-02-13T16:01:49+00:00 February 13th, 2013|Martin's Blog|0 Comments